The Proof in the Pipeline: Fossil Fuels and Social Inequality

Arina Abbott oversees marketing at Green Alpha Advisors, an asset manager that invests public equities in the innovation-driven, sustainable economy. While fossil fuel risk has reared its ugly head in the form of blazing fires, stronger storms, and oil-stained beaches, the U.S. remains home to the highest number of climate change deniers in the world. Meanwhile, systemic inequality has continued …

Energy and Environment Conference: Redefining Consumption

Babson College to host energy and environment conference April 1, 2016. In the last decade, we’ve seen booms and busts in CleanTech, Impact, Sustainability, etc., but the past 12 months have seen some of the most exciting watershed events. For the first time in history, renewable energy installations exceeded fossil installations, Goldman Sachs bought an impact investing firm, Imprint Capital, and Exxon Mobil has …

Pollution: Next on the Global Environmental Agenda | The JEI

And The Positive Health Impacts of Environmental Investing   Richard Fuller Co-Chairman of the Global Commission on Pollution, Health, and Development; Founder and President of Great Forest, Inc.; and Founder and President of Pure Earth     Alexander Preker, MD, PhD President and CEO of the Health Investment & Financing Corporation; a Commissioner for the Global Commission on Pollution, Health, …

Balancing Corporate Values with Investor Demands

The Challenges of Industry-Led Scaling of a Low-Carbon Power Supply Parker Liautaud Abstract The private sector is under increasing pressure to address the financial risks of climate change. At the same time, opportunities for low-carbon economic growth are becoming more attractive to potential investors, especially in scaling up renewable energy (in particular, solar and wind power), retrofitting coal power plants …